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#12:Term of the day: "Munchausen by Proxy". It is called "uncommon", but it's often an undercurrent in parenting. Not just physical!
— Tue Apr 21 2009 11:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#185:Star Trek movie fact checking: In the 23rd Century, Kirk's parents didn't know his gender until he was born. See how far we've come!
— Mon May 11 2009 22:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#338:Airline lingo: "lapchild" - an infant under two sitting in a parent's lap and not requiring an extra seat. "M'am, control your lapchild!"
— Fri May 22 2009 16:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#348:The trouble with growing up in wealth and privilege is that it is impossible to meet the standards of your parents without feeding off them.
— Sat May 23 2009 04:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#512:A child's first witnesses are his parents. They are the audience for his performance. "Mommy, look at me!"
— Fri Jun 05 2009 13:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#558:Governments are incompetent at raising children because they cannot make the creative compromises that real parents make every day.
— Mon Jun 08 2009 22:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#655:In most marriages, one is the "parent" and the other the "child". These roles are self-reinforcing and exaggerate over time.
— Sat Jun 13 2009 13:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#743:At every European hostel, a hyper-verbal Valley Girl, Bluetooth in ear, is relaying every excruciating detail of her trip to her parents.
— Fri Jun 19 2009 19:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#946:Parenting, like democracy, requires a delicate balance between authority and the consent of the governed.
— Fri Jul 17 2009 02:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#997:The American pattern of parenting is being hyperprotective in infancy but losing all control by the teen years.
— Sun Jul 26 2009 14:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1092:Governments make incompetent parents because they are unable to compromise. They would kill a child with protection.
— Sat Aug 08 2009 20:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1122:The two-parent family may still be the norm, but consistent parenting between them is rare.
— Thu Aug 13 2009 12:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1789:Children have a way of confounding the plans of their parents. They almost never turn out as they are supposed to.
— Mon Dec 07 2009 19:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1837:The one charity that undeniably improves the world: Planned Parenthood.
— Tue Dec 15 2009 00:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1882:"I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus..." - This is not our concern. We are not our parents' keeper!
— Mon Dec 21 2009 06:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1889:All of us are suffering from the basic trauma that our parents were delusional at the time they had us and were ill-prepared for the task.
— Tue Dec 22 2009 01:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1897:A fallacy: "If my parents hadn't made the lifestyle choices they did I wouldn't be here today, so those choices are right for me, too."
— Thu Dec 24 2009 05:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2022:In New Jersey you aren't allowed to pump your own gas because you haven't been properly trained. Next: no parenthood without a license.
— Wed Jan 20 2010 00:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2205:No parent can comprehend in the beginning how child rearing will consume their life.
— Fri Feb 05 2010 03:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2222:Parenting 101: If you make your house comfortable and inviting, all the kids in the neighborhood will hang out there and EAT YOUR FOOD.
— Sat Feb 06 2010 20:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2290:The thing that unites all parents is their ill-preparedness for the task. "What were we thinking?"
— Wed Feb 10 2010 21:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2333:What makes an Olympic athlete: a driven parent, a lost childhood, an addiction to repetitive exercise, a gambler's delusion of winning big.
— Sat Feb 13 2010 20:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2386:What we call "falling in love" is the brain rearranging itself to bond with a new parent. Soon you're following them around like a duckling.
— Tue Feb 16 2010 11:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2705:A romantic relationship should not be confused with a parental one. It should continue only as long as it is mutually beneficial.
— Wed Mar 10 2010 14:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2844:Too many times I have watched children do something creative, inspired and funny only to be scolded by their parents for that behavior.
— Fri Mar 26 2010 01:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3064:Choose your parents wisely, and if you can't do that just grin and bear it.
— Fri May 28 2010 00:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3223:We are not our parents' parent! Caretaker, perhaps, but don't expect any change.
— Wed Jun 23 2010 04:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3305:"When did parents start telling their children they can be anything they want to be? That's like the Santa lie without the presents."@KayM77
— Fri Jul 09 2010 10:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3428:...and parenthood!
— Sat Aug 07 2010 06:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3715:We were raised in an artificial fantasyland created for us by our parents. The trauma of life is learning that the world works differently.
— Sun Sep 05 2010 10:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3727:The most insidious form of child abuse is a parent who gives the child anything he wants.
— Tue Sep 07 2010 10:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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